With much speculation and anticipation of new images to emerge of the beloved Onaqui Old Man Gandalf, I wanted to put out some documented facts that give details as to his whereabouts and life over the past year.
The good news is that there is zero evidence to prove that he is deceased. Although folks have explored during the winter, spring and summer months various areas of the range he has not been found. That includes no evidence of his passing.
This is one of those stories that I would have never foreseen, and one that has taken longer than most to get to an emotional place where I could tell it without falling apart. It is a tribute to a short, but very special life out on the Onaqui range of a small black mustang affectionately known as Raja.
This past year has been on crazy whirlwind of unexpected twists and turns. First trying to garner support to stop the helicopter roundup and removal of over 300 of our beloved wild Onaqui horses which unfortunately still took place in July of 2021. Then switching gears to spending months on end in the BLM corrals in an effort to identify what horses were held in captivity and find adopters willing to offer… Read More
A reunion a very long time in the making.
For months I tried to chronical stories from the range to tell of the horses that remained, the horses who were removed and the horses who sat in limbo somewhere in between. Then in September those stories about the aftermath abruptly stopped. At the time I didn’t see the correlation, but looking back at how things unfolded it’s more clear to me that sometimes in life there simply are no more words to share.
Welcome home to Cheyenne Grace!
conic wild mustangs. Here in the states, American’s have been trying everything possible to make our pleas heard and ask that this war against wildlife be stopped. Unfortunately our government has failed universally across party line
Here are some very basic ways that we can all unite together right now and moving forward to hopefully enable change to happen and help our wild horses continue to live wild and free as the national treasures that they are.
With only 25 days left until the roundup of 400 of our 475 Onaqui Wild Horses the battle to preserve their freedom rages on.
The ticking of clock has grown louder by the day since the March 2nd announcement of the removal of 400 of our beloved Onaqui horses by the Utah Bureau of Land Management. Heavy hearts and clouds of hope have hung in the balance as the appointment of Secretary Deb Haaland to the Department of the Interior became a reality.